At 16 years of age, Laura Littlejohn of St. Paul’s Collegiate produced a new lifetime best time of 54.26 to take the age group title in the women’s 100m free.
16-year-old Erika Fairweather continues to impress, hitting a new lifetime best of 4:02.62 in the SCM 400 free while competing in her native New Zealand.
Otra plusmarca nacional más ha caído en manos de Erika Fairweather, campeona del mundo junior, en este caso en los 800 libre.
El tiempo de Reid aquí cayó solo .49 fuera del récord nacional de Nueva Zelanda de 3:40.46 que Danyon Loader ostenta desde 1992.
In Nuova Zelanda si chiudono oggi i Campionati nazionali in vasca corta. Chiusura in bellezza grazie ai nuovi record siglati.
Another day and another New Zealand Age Record falls at the hands of World Junior champion Erika Fairweather, this time in the women’s 800m freestyle.
Ai Campionati in vasca corta in Nuova Zelanda Erika Fairweather stabilisce il nuovo record di categoria nei 200 metri stile libero femminili
16-year-old World Junior Champion Erika Fairweather who put on a show, blasting a huge PB in the 200m free tonight in Auckland.
Zac Reid already nailed an 800m free national record here in Hamilton and nearly accomplished the same feat in this 4free, hitting a lifetime best of 3:40.95.
World junior champion Erika Fairweather did some damage in Hamilton, cracking a new age record in the women’s 100 freestyle.
Several new faces have the potential to shine brightly during season 2 of the International Swimming League (ISL) competitions.
With the exception of border controls, swimming in New Zealand can return with full force this week, including training and meets.
“I would love to continue on and achieve great things as she did,” teen Erika Fairweather says of retired Kiwi Lauren Boyle.
Lewis Clareburt (right) became the 5th New Zealand swimmer to win a medal at a FINA Championship meet when he took bronze in the 400 IM.
New Zealand plans to hold an Olympic qualifying event, either the NZ Open Championships or a time trial, in early June.